NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 325 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Fatima, Qudsia; Ali Akbar, Rafaqat – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2020
This paper presents the comparison between English writing skills on narrative and persuasive writing of students of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Ordinary level (O level). In this quantitative study, we selected private schools of Lahore that offered both streams simultaneously. We developed the Essay type test with the help of English…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Essays, Writing Skills, Persuasive Discourse
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Benjamin, Shanti Isabelle – Education Research and Perspectives, 2015
This study investigates the typical textual features that are most frequently targeted in short-answer reading comprehension questions of the Cambridge University "O" Level English Paper 2. Test writers' awareness of how textual features impact on understanding of meanings in text decisions will determine to great extent their decisions…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Tests, Taxonomy, Text Structure
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Risman, Ann – English in Education, 1973
Describes one teacher's approach to teaching adults fundamental English language skills enabling them to pass the English "O" level exam. (TO)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Communication Skills, English Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Munalim, Leonardo O. – Journal of English as an International Language, 2019
The number of minutes appended in headlines serves as a signpost for readers regarding the reading time. Being the first on Minute News, this present quantitative study reports the results from comparative analyses of text contents of one-to-five Minute News published by one Philippine and one American media outlet in November 2018. Selected…
Descriptors: News Reporting, Contrastive Linguistics, Content Analysis, Computational Linguistics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
O'Hara-Davies, Breda – World Englishes, 2010
A considerable amount of time has elapsed since the existence of a distinct variety of English, Brunei English (BNE), was mooted in the early 1990s. A subsequent study conducted by Svalberg in 1998 suggested that BNE was then in its infancy and that its speakers were largely unaware of the differences between it and Standard British English (STE).…
Descriptors: Language Variation, Grammar, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
Perez, Anabel – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this qualitative, phenomenological study was to identify the experiences that support the success of Latina/o community college students who began in basic skills courses at two or more levels below college-level and went on to complete college-level English and math. Fifteen Latina/o community college students attending a large…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, College English
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Alharbi, Ahmed O. – Arab World English Journal, 2020
This paper aims to analysis an English language textbook used in "middle school" (high school) in Saudi Arabia in-depth, to ascertain the type of pedagogy pushed by the teacher's book. The criteria of analysis are adapted from Communicative Language Teaching (CLT). These criteria are used to analyses the textbook in terms of how…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ortiz, Samuel O. – Contemporary School Psychology, 2019
Although there exist a range of professional standards and guidelines for evaluating individuals from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, there is a conspicuous absence of approaches that meet or satisfy the recommendations related to fairness and equity, particularly with reference to English learners (ELs). ELs are defined simply as…
Descriptors: Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Ability, English Language Learners, Bilingual Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Knight, Roger – English in Education, 1977
Reviews and critiques examination boards' comments on the Ordinary (O) level examination in English language. (AA)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, English Instruction, Foreign Countries, Secondary Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ozoemena, Johnkenedy A.; Ngwoke, Festus U.; Nwokolo, Basil O. – English Language Teaching, 2021
This paper investigates the prospects in the use of mother tongue as a medium of instruction in Nigeria's primary level of education. With the multilingual nature of Nigeria, many scholars have continued to clamour for the use of indigenous languages as a medium of instruction in Nigeria's primary schools. This paper also seeks to justify the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, Native Language, Elementary Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Munalim, Leonardo O. – Journal of English as an International Language, 2019
Hardly any work has been done on the features of Philippine English in the clausal level from spoken discourses from a professional group. This paper compares the cases of inverted subject-auxiliary in embedded questions of the same group of professionals between 1999 and the years of 2016-2019, thus spanning almost 20 years. A total of 167 hits…
Descriptors: Language Variation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Phrase Structure
Nanayakkara, Ethel; Webber, Richard – 1990
A discussion of the new Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (GCE) O-Level standardized test of English focuses on how new ideas in testing have been implemented in the test and on their effect on classroom practice and the quality of English instruction. The discussion begins with a brief outline of the history and context in which the new…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness, Language Tests
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Munalim, Leonardo O. – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2020
Multicultural education is an emerging world model amid the thickening of multicultural networks of educational exchange, interaction, learning and instruction. In the Philippines, no studies analyzed the status of multicultural education, both at the micro- and macro-levels of an institution. This dearth may impede one's understanding of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Higher Education, Global Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mancilla, Rae L.; Polat, Nihat; Akcay, Ahmet O. – Applied Linguistics, 2017
This manuscript reports on a corpus-based comparison of native and nonnative graduate students' language production in an asynchronous learning environment. Using 486 discussion board postings from a five-year period (2009-2013), we analyzed the extent to which native and nonnative university students' writing differed in 10 measures of syntactic…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Written Language
Griffin, Robert Andrew – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This qualitative dominant mixed-methods study explored reading motivation among high school English learners whose first language was Spanish. Latina/o English learners (N = 87) from four southeastern, suburban high schools took part. The study utilized survey data to test for significant differences across demographic sectors and to group…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, High School Students, English Language Learners, Mixed Methods Research
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  22